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How do you remove a maggot from a kitten?

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July 12, 2009 4:03AM

Take it to the vet ASAP. I had the same problem three years ago with a kitten found living under a dumpster. After the maggot is removed, the wound will need to be stitched, and the main threat to the kitten will be infection. I still have that kitten, a cat now of course, and she is perfectly healthy, but the maggot would have killed her if not removed by the vet.